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Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital Surgical Services

Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital has experienced physicians who are skilled in both minimally invasive and traditional surgical procedures. Our staff has the expertise to provide compassionate and quality care through all the stages of your treatment, including before, during and after your surgical procedure.

We are prepared to handle a wide variety of surgical conditions using advanced surgical techniques and therapies. We do many surgeries using minimally invasive laparoscopy, which means you will spend less time in the hospital and have a faster recovery time. We also use the da Vinci surgical system that improves control and imaging during a procedure.

We have state-of-the-art operating suites, a recovery unit and outpatient surgical services that can accommodate most types of surgeries including:

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Breast surgery
  • Catheter placement
  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Emergency surgery
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Ophthalmology (eyes)
  • Orthopedic
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose, throat)
  • Pediatric
  • Plastic surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Reflux surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Small bowel surgery
  • Soft tissue tumors
  • Splenectomy (spleen)
  • Stomach surgery
  • Surgical critical care
  • Surgical oncology
  • Vascular surgery

Orlando Health Medical Group Surgery

Our board-certified general surgeon Javier E. Varela, MD, and our dedicated staff are here to serve you. Dr. Varela specializes in laparoscopic, minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

Orlando Health Medical Group Surgery has access to the latest da Vinci technology, including a new robot. Dr. Varela is an expert in the da Vinci surgical system and trains other surgeons to use it.

Orlando Health Medical Group Surgery is a top choice for surgery among patients and primary care physicians throughout the Central Florida area. We work directly with referring physicians to improve the quality of life for our patients. We always put the needs of our patients first.